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Clear out your PC's junk files with Kaspersky Cleaner Beta

A new program from security firm Kaspersky cleans out your PC's log files and cache files quickly and easily.

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How to add widgets to your Android home screen

Don't settle for a standard grid of icons—add live information or quick actions to make your Android device more lively and useful.

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3 ways to speed up Windows 10 without buying new hardware

Why wait? A few simple tweaks will improve Windows 10's performance without an expensive hardware upgrade.

Three easy ways to paste plain text into Word

Pasting formatted text from the web can often be a hassle—but not if you use these tricks.

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How to control your kids’ computer and Internet use

Children and teenagers have legitimate reasons to go online, but if they're not controlled, they can wreak havoc—sometimes without trying.

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8 Android voice commands that are actually really useful

Everyday Android tasks like setting an alarm or getting Google Maps directions are often easier to do with voice commands than by swiping and tapping.

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How to turn your screencast into a GIF with Recordit

Because sometimes an animated GIF really is worth a thousand words.

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Protect your Android phone from loss or theft

Every mugger and pickpocket in the world knows that your smartphone represents hundreds of dollars in hardware and information. Here's how to protect that asset.

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3 pre-Windows 10 tricks worth revisiting

Yes, Windows 10 is great, but there are some tips and tricks from older versions of Windows that are still plenty useful.

Adding a user account in Windows 10

Adding a user account in Windows 10 is a little more complicated, because you need a Microsoft account. Here's how to set it up.

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6 tips for mastering navigation on an Android or iOS device

You'll have an easier time finding your way around Android and iOS once you're hip to the hamburger menu, the overflow button, the action button, and more.

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How to change the look of Windows 10's desktop with native settings or Aero Glass

When it comes to visual aesthetics, Windows 10 is reasonably configurable. Adjust color schemes and backgrounds easily with these tools.

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Switching from Mail to Airmail on iOS: 7 tips to get started

Learn how to customize Airmail's sidebar, choose your own swipe actions, "snooze" messages, and more.

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Move your Windows 10 libraries to a separate drive or partition

Physically separating programs and data protects them both and makes for easier backups

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Free tax filing: How to e-file your 2015 tax returns for free

The IRS wants you to file your taxes online, and it's offering some nice freebies to lure you in—everything from free forms to free preparation software. Find the best deals and avoid the caveats with these tips.

Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

No matter how touch-friendly Windows 10 gets, there’s nothing like a keyboard shortcut to get you somewhere fast. Here are the ones everyone needs.

Setting up a Windows 10 picture PIN

How cool is it to draw on a picture to log into your Windows 10 PC? It's a lot cooler than remembering a bunch of letters and numbers. Here's how to set it up.

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What to do with Excel 2016's new chart styles: Treemap, Sunburst, and Box & Whisker

Excel 2016 gives you six new chart styles. The three we explore here make it easier to compare data and show hierarchies and other relationships.